“What we have here is an uber-sleazy guilty pleasure that is aired in my household at least once every December. For me it’s right up there with The Grinch Who Stole Christmas cartoon.” – Steve Barton, Dread Central
Community leaders tried to stop the release. The P.T.A. fought to ban it. Now one of the most controversial slasher films of all time is back in a new high-definition release! This new edition of the horror holiday favorite has been restored from the original vaulted film negative.
Silent Night, Deadly Night is the heartwarming story of little Billy Chapman who was traumatized by his parents’ Christmas Eve murder, then brutalized by sadistic orphanage nuns. But when grown-up Billy is to dress as jolly St. Nick, he goes on a yuletide rampage to “punish the naughty!” Santa Claus is coming to town … and this time he’s got an axe! Robert Brian Wilson and Scream Queen Linnea Quigley star in this jaw-dropping horror classic that a nation of angry mothers still cannot stop!
Original Theatrical and Unrated Versions of the Film Taken from a New 4K Scan of the Original Camera Negative, New Slay Bells Ring: The Story of Silent Night, Deadly Night – Featuring Interviews with Writer Michael Hickey, Co-Executive Producers Scott J. Schneid and Dennis Whitehead, Editor/Second Unit Director Michael Spence, Composer Perry Botkin, and Actor Robe, NEW Oh Deer! – An Interview with Linnea Quigley, NEW Christmas in July – Silent Night, Deadly Night Locations – Then and Now, NEW Audio Commentary with Actor Robert Brian Wilson and Co-Executive Producer Scott J. Schneid, Original Theatrical Trailer, Original TV Spots and Radio Spot, Audio commentary by Michael Hickey, Perry Boykin, Scott J. Schneid, and Michael Spence, Audio Interview with Director Charles E. Sellier, Jr., Santa’s Stocking of Outrage, Poster and Still Gallery